Character 4
Hyphenation tool
Pronunciations /tuːl/

Definitions and meanings of "Tool"

What do we mean by tool?

A device, such as a saw, shovel, or drill, used to perform or facilitate manual or mechanical work. noun

A machine, such as a lathe, used to cut and shape machine parts or other objects. noun

The cutting part of such a machine. noun

Something regarded as necessary to the carrying out of one's occupation or profession. noun

Something used in the performance of an operation; an instrument. noun

The penis. noun

A person used to carry out the designs of another; a dupe. noun

A bookbinder's hand stamp. noun

A design impressed on a book cover by such a stamp. noun

A utility program. noun

To form, work, or decorate with a tool. intransitive verb

To ornament (a book cover) with a bookbinder's tool. intransitive verb

To drive (a vehicle). intransitive verb

To work with a tool. intransitive verb

To drive or ride in a vehicle. intransitive verb

To provide an industry or a factory with machinery and tools suitable for a particular job. phrasal verb

To drive, as a four-in-hand, mailcoach, racing-wagon, or other wheeled vehicle.

To draw in a vehicle.

A mechanical device intended to make a task easier.

Equipment used in a profession, e.g., tools of the trade.

Something to perform an operation; an instrument; a means.

A piece of software used to develop software or hardware, or to perform low-level operations.

A person or group which is used or controlled, usually unwittingly, by another person or group.


(by extension) An obnoxious or uptight person.

Synonyms and Antonyms for Tool

The word "tool" in example sentences

Much as a shuttle is a tool for separating threads, a name is a ˜tool for instructing by separating being™ (388b-c). ❋ Sedley, David (2006)

This is a good tool just to find the overall popularity of a term you can also try this tool~ ❋ Damplatz (2010)

Did You Know? of marketing of Fortune professionals 500 use some increased sort of social social media social media media tool media tool** spend in 2009** CareerBuilder Internal statistics, June 2009, ** University of Mass., ❋ Donleith (2010)

As you may have gathered, Microsoft's built-in tool is not very powerful, so you're probably better off using a third-party option such as Acronis Disk Director 11 Home or one of the free programs, Partition Wizard Home Edition or EaseUs Partition Master 6.1.1 Home Edition. ❋ Jack Schofield (2010)

The problem with forest fires as a terrorist tool is they do not look spectacular on TV which is the main tool they are interested in. ❋ Unknown (2007)

A space where the main tool is ingenuity, where projects are executed without means or intermediaries. ❋ Unknown (2007)

Then, when the tool is abused, the license can be revoked. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Hezbollah strongly denies involvement in the 2005 killing and has questioned the credibility of the U.N. tribunal, which it calls a tool of the Americans and the Israelis. ❋ Leila Fadel (2011)

Hezbollah strongly denies involvement in the 2005 killings and has questioned the credibility of the U.N. tribunal, which it calls a tool of the Americans and the Israelis. ❋ Leila Fadel (2011)

Yes | No | Report from Reid Jones wrote 32 weeks 6 days ago the remington 870 used as a tool is the most reliable shotgun ever made. it doesn't jam. the parts are great. you take it apart and put it back together easily. it gets the job done. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Of course, if the tool is awkward to use, then the energy savings might not be worth it. ❋ Unknown (2009)

This tool is an illustration not only of geometry in action but also of the development of a custom application in Mathematica. ❋ Unknown (2009)

This tool is a nice addition to any enterprise using BGP. ❋ Unknown (2008)

Taliban vows to fight the sham election, which it calls a tool of foreign occupation. ❋ Unknown (2009)

As a former archaeology person this tool is a useful and valuable tool in carrying out ethnohistorical research. ❋ Unknown (2007)

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